Help and Resources

Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services (formerly the Centre for Students with Disabilities) is located in the University Centre. They provide a wide variety of services for students to assist them in their educational endeavours. The Library Accessibility Services provides additional support, software and technology to read, write and research more effectively.

Co-op and Career Services

Check out the Co-op and Career Services website for information about:

  • career counselling
  • job postings
  • co-op placement information
  • courses
  • job fairs
  • and much more...

Counselling Services

Counselling Services can help you with a variety of different issues affecting your life (personal counselling). They offer group and individual counselling in a variety of areas including:

  • bereavement
  • eating disorders
  • stress management
  • academic support
  • women's and men's issues
  • coming out

All information shared with Counselling Services is confidential and will not be shared with any member within or outside of the university community without written consent from you.

There is no fee associated with their services, except for missed appointments. See their website for details on how to get in touch with a counsellor.

Please also see your Program Counsellor if any circumstances arise that affect your academic performance. Your Program Counsellor can provide help with academic issues and can provide advice on an appropriate courses of action.

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons provides countless services to help you improve your performance here at the University of Guelph.

Courses/workshops include:

The Learning Commons is located on the 1st Floor of the McLaughlin Library. There are also special resources available for First Year Students.

Students seeking assistance with Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, or Physics should visit the Science Commons on the 3rd Floor of the McLaughlin Library.

Getting ready for Exams? Take a look at the Exam Prep information from Learning Services.

Library

Looking for assistance with research or your Library Account? The library can help. You can also check out the Library's website to help connect students seeking to study together:

Professional Schools

You have so many options with your undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Science:

  • Teachers college
  • Veterinary college
  • Medicine
  • Chiropractic College
  • Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • MBA
  • Host of College Post Graduate Diplomas
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Graduate work
  • Law

The list is endless!

OUAC - Ontario Universities' Application Centre - find applications for schools here as well as lists of the universities that offer the various programs.

Physio and occupational therapy:

Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Program Application Service (ORPAS) - get information about schools, applying on line, and information nights.

Teaching:

TEAS- Teacher Education Application Service - application forms, and links to individual schools who offer teaching programs.

Law:

OLSAS - Ontario Law School Application Service - application information, Ontario law schools.

You can also check out the Law School Admissions Council, LSAC, home page for information about LSATs.

Medicine:

The Department of Biomedical Science has some information available on Medical School Applications.

OMSAS - Ontario Medical Schools Application Service: on-line application, list of requirements, Ontario schools and more.

Visit the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada for information about all of Canada's Medical schools, AFMC - especially the Future MD Canada section.

For information about MCAT test dates, and fees see the AAMC MCAT web-site.

Dentistry:

American Dental Association, ADA - information on Canadian and American schools as well as information about the Dental Admissions Test, DAT

Chiropractic:

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, CMCC

You can also check out the Chiropractic section on the Natural Healers website for information about all Chiropractic College in the US

Veterinary:

Any questions concerning Veterinary Medicine here at Guelph, check out the link to the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) that includes detailed information about admission OVC - DVM admissions.

Naturopathic medicine:

For information about the Canadian College of Naturopathic of Medicine and international Naturopathic schools try the Natural Healers page. This page also has information regarding homeopathic medicine in Canada and internationally. They also have information regarding, massage schools and traditional Chinese medicine.

Pharmacy:

Links to Canadian pharmacy schools.

MBA:

In order to be admitted to an MBA program, students must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). Check out the link for times and availability for writing the GMAT in Canada. There are several locations in Toronto, London and one over in Cambridge.

McMaster University is one of the only Canadian schools that offers an MBA in Healthcare management.

Graduate work:

To look up graduate programs here at the University of Guelph check out the Graduate Studies site.

Nursing:

Check out the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing site for a list of nursing programs and their links.